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Skitch
Skitch
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Skitch free download for Mac

Skitch

Version 2.8.1

Take screenshots, annotate them, and share them online.

Skitch overview

With Skitch, taking, annotating, and sharing screenshots or images is as fun as it is simple.

Communicate and collaborate with images using Skitch and its intuitive, engaging drawing and annotating features.

  • Create a note. Use Skitch's image capturing features to take screenshots, then edit and share these and other images with your collaborators.
  • Make your point. Markup and annotate key components of your images to communicate with others.
  • Share it all. Share your thoughts with your collaborators with streamlined feedback options; share summaries of your notes; share your notes on Evernote or social media with ease.

What’s new in version 2.8.1

Updated on Apr 20 2018

Version 2.8.1:
  • Bug fixes and miscellaneous improvements including a fix for dragging and dropping an image into another app copying over the previously clipped screenshot instead of the currently selected one.

Information

License

Free

Size

31.9 MB

Downloads

151799

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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hmfwic47
hmfwic47
May 10 2019
2.8.1
0.0
May 10 2019
0.0
Version: 2.8.1
2.8.2 is out.
Graphic-Mac
Graphic-Mac
Jan 30 2019
2.8.1
0.5
Jan 30 2019
0.5
Version: 2.8.1
This was a magnificent app... right up until Evernote acquired it. Crazy as it sounds, it turned into pure, useless garbage within a month. Nothing has changed since then—it's still buggy and limited by Evernote, who hasn't done anything to improve the app, or even update the UI to look like a modern app, since the day they got their hands on it. Like many others, I switched to Monosnap, which doesn't require an account (unless you want to use the "library/manager" feature, and allows you to upload to your own server if you choose.
Foulger
Foulger
Dec 20 2017
2.8
4.5
Dec 20 2017
4.5
Version: 2.8
Sure its simple but its great for doing hat it is designed to do. I'm happily running version 2.8 on macOS 10.13.3 beta 2 with no problems. Most of all its FREE. It does lack some sophistication but if one just wants an app to make a ring round an item in a photo and point an arrow at it and write a short text then its 100% good to go in my opinion. If the author updates, he should charge a fee or at least ask for a donation.
ylluminate
ylluminate
Mar 7 2016
2.7.8
0.5
Mar 7 2016
0.5
Version: 2.7.8
After a long and hopeful wait, I have finally given up on Skitch. Monosnap has filled the void and has very nearly combined the best of Skitch 1 and Skitch 2. The last thing for them to add is a handy library a la Skitch 1, but otherwise it's gone the mile and they seem to listen to feedback which is far more than what we've gotten from the new Skitch owners.
Hagar06
Hagar06
Oct 26 2015
2.7.8
3.0
Oct 26 2015
3.0
Version: 2.7.8
practical app, but the GUI would benefit from an overhaul. Starts to look a bit outdated.
ylluminate
ylluminate
Jul 15 2015
2.7.8
0.5
Jul 15 2015
0.5
Version: 2.7.8
Super bad news folks, most recent build of 10.11 will not allow Skitch 1.x to run any longer. Please submit bug reports to Apple in order to fix this issue as it is a problem simply URL handling (com.apple.NSURLConnectionLoader specifically) it appears.
Frodo-life
Frodo-life
Jun 30 2015
2.7.8
1.0
Jun 30 2015
1.0
Version: 2.7.8
tried the latest version again hoping the main issues would been fixed however back to old skitch after 3 days here is why: 1. No history if you don't use Evernote (I actually do use evernote but don't want all my screenshots on there. 2. No way to easy change image name before drag and drop 3. Upload to FTP now takes 2 steps click, scroll to bottom release pity how this perfect software has been butchered
ylluminate
ylluminate
May 11 2015
2.7.7
0.5
May 11 2015
0.5
Version: 2.7.7
Still happy with 1.x. Sadly the devs don't listen to us on the lists of features that we miss from 1.x. Stay far way from this until they get their UX heads out of their proverbial butts. Devs, go back through our emails and the compilations here for all the help you need to make this app useful and desired again.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
May 9 2015
2.7.7
0.0
May 9 2015
0.0
Version: 2.7.7
The current version, as of May 6, is v2.7.8.
Ward
Ward
Nov 11 2014
2.7.6
0.5
Nov 11 2014
0.5
Version: 2.7.6
When I upgraded my MacBook Pro from OS X 10.8.5 to 10.10, I decided to give the latest release of Skitch 2 another try. It took me only a couple of screen snaps to see Evernote is persisting with the mess they made of Skitch. Fortunately, Skitch 1.0.12 is still working well on 10.10. The only shortcoming is having to click "Always Allow" on startup when "Skitch wants to use your confidential information stored in 'skitch' in your keychain." If I could eliminate that minor annoyance, Skitch 1.0.12 would be perfect.
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Nov 5 2014
2.7.3
0.0
Nov 5 2014
0.0
Version: 2.7.3
Skitch's current version is 2.7.5
ylluminate
ylluminate
May 23 2014
2.7.2
0.5
May 23 2014
0.5
Version: 2.7.2
Guys, please get your UI / UX team on the previous remarks. The new Skitch is still abysmal after all this time when compared to the previous user experience. Look through the history here and get the items noted fixed. I *ROUTINELY* still find people randomly complaining about what you've done to Skitch. It is a real shame because I think some of us want to like some of the newer features, but the regressions that you have as noted in abundance and enumerated clearly below from the past MUST be addressed for the majority of us to even begin to use the Evernote iteration.
Cyann
Cyann
Feb 28 2014
2.7.2
0.5
Feb 28 2014
0.5
Version: 2.7.2
To those, like me, who consider Skitch 2 is a mess, and don't want to stay with Skitch 1 (which is the best ever) you should try Glui.
ylluminate
ylluminate
Jan 24 2014
2.7.1
0.5
Jan 24 2014
0.5
Version: 2.7.1
What a joke, you know I thought I'd just give it a try again here to see if they'd addressed our previous notes. Not only have they chosen to ignore us, but now there's a stupid bug that will not copy the correct filename to the pasteboard. For example, it puts underscore marks ('_') at the end of filenames separating the filename from the file type. So it might, for example, give "my_image__png" instead of "my_image_.png" (seems to love those underscores!!! Calm down there guys!).
Mextex
Mextex
Dec 6 2013
2.7
0.5
Dec 6 2013
0.5
Version: 2.7
Seriously, don't even try Skitch 2.x. Download and use Skitch 1.x instead. This is a perfect example of how a big company takes over a small developer with a great app and destroys everything. I think that the Evernote people don't even have an idea what Skitch 1.x was about. And after all this time they have taken over Skitch an got negative Feedback about their new Skitch 2.x, they changed exactly nothing. I am an Evernote premium user and I like it. But with Skitch 2.x they made every imaginable mistake one could think of.
Lisa Lockworth
Lisa Lockworth
Nov 19 2013
2.7
0.0
Nov 19 2013
0.0
Version: 2.7
I LOVE Skitch but if you guys are like me, let me suggest you download the old version...The new version is NO GOOD (very limited features).
ylluminate
ylluminate
Oct 25 2013
2.7
0.5
Oct 25 2013
0.5
Version: 2.7
Man you guys don't get it. You are trying to remake Skitch 1.x right now vs adding useful new features TO Skitch 1.x. You are still not at Skitch 1.0; probably at about 0.7 to be frank. Just some simple examples: • You can't define opacity quickly and easily. I was, for example, excited when I saw a very transparent highlighter, but quickly realized that when it faded into full color you missed the mark. There should indeed be a highlighter AND a freeform draw tool. • Shapes are harder to reach, let us click and put up a drawer vs changing context. It's a UX foobar. • Don't postfix numerals on the end of filenames when they are dragged out unless they need to be incremented. • Give use the old resize and crop functionality, not this new crap that is less intuitive and slower to use. • Give us our freaking Skitch 1.0 library back! Don't just open Skitch 1 docs, give us a robust library that we had before and leave the contents intact! It has 3 years of images in there for me! • Lose the stupid new icon; give us back our stylized heart, we're used to it and it is more attractive than this arrow tail. • I could go on quite a bit... You guys are just still really off base.
RustyIron
RustyIron
Oct 25 2013
2.7
0.5
Oct 25 2013
0.5
Version: 2.7
When Version 2 came around and started "sharing" all my activity with Evernote, I managed to downgrade to Skitch 1.x. Still being irritated by Evernote's relentless pursuit of my private data, I finally stumped across Monosnap, which does everything that Skitch 1.0 did, and nothing more. Yay, Monosnap!
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Aug 31 2013
2.6.2
5.0
Aug 31 2013
5.0
Version: 2.6.2
Well, after using mostly LittleSnapper and then Voilà over the past few years (and before that Ambrosia Snapz.. way back...).. I've tried Skitch again (never understood who it was meant to early on.. seemed like a toy to send cutesy" postcards"-type annotated images for teen-boppers at the time of Plasq.. in line with their cartoony Comic Life approach.. at least that is how I saw it. Then lately have been annoyed at Voilà for not being 64-bi7 have decided to ditch all non 64-bit apps inasmuch as possible) and had given up on LittleSnapper before that (and am sure not interested in ember whatsoever). To make a long story long.. I love Evernote and like it when I can sort of streamline certain things.. So.. got Skitch a Twirl again since I got it on on Android.. and though fairly basic it is just fine for my usage which is basically quickly annotating screen grabs for customers mostly (I do not like its icon.. but I can pretend I don't see it..). So the price between Evernote and Skitch is right for me ;0) And the fact that I got those tools on my Android Tablet as well makes it all peachy for me.
ylluminate
ylluminate
Jun 22 2013
2.5.2
0.5
Jun 22 2013
0.5
Version: 2.5.2
Developers, apparently you do not know now to perform UX testing, so let me try to help a little bit. Your goal absolutely must be to make Skitch feel precisely like 1.x of the app. 1.x, as you can see, is something that EVERYONE loved. The only good reviews I've seen (save a couple) are from folks who never used 1.x. So, here you go: • Allow us to rename Skitch 1.0 to "Skitch 1.app" and run it along side of Skitch 2 (that way we don't feel forced and can compare). Right now we have to start Skitch 2 first and then start Skitch 1 in order for this to work as ignorant Skitch 2 thinks Skitch 1 isn't supposed to be running. • Put a tool resizer ON the interface so that we can shrink and enlarge our arrows and fonts like we used to be able to do (http://cl.ly/image/0u3X3V242n1z). • Give us the ability to define transparent backgrounds for our creations. Frequently we want to have transparent alpha pngs (http://cl.ly/image/1P111v143w3p). • Make scaling and cropping work like before (even if you have a crop button, give us the ability to do it like we USED to as it is MORE INTUITIVE) (http://cl.ly/image/1S2O1w3I0X30). • Allow us to name like we used to (http://cl.ly/image/2S2S2S2T2M0M) - it does not appear that now we can rename files properly as you just have a silly title that doesn't stick as the filename when dragging it out to other apps and you just have an ugly "Drag Me (size x size)" area; at least make it like the old Skitch where you can insert a filename there. That makes intuitive logical sense. • Make your bordering narrower; compare old to new: http://cl.ly/image/200w1L422H1p • Give us the old paint bucket back and make it work like it did before so we can fill spaces: http://cl.ly/image/1F0Z1d3M153F • Your selection mechanism is not as good as before. For example, having a selection arrow and being able to draw rectangles or arrows upon arrows (ie, other shapes) was a better way with more fine grained control (http://cl.ly/image/2f0a0J3h0M2S). • Capture Safari pages and USE Safari cookies so that if you are logged in on Safari, it will actually be logged in on Skitch (thus allowing the capture of admin pages, etc.) I could probably provide several more points, however this is a good start. The idea here, as you can see, is to emulate the old version as closely as possible as you have a lot of users who want this. Listening to users is never a bad thing when they know your product better than you do. We have been a very passionate and dedicated userbase for Skitch and fell in love with the app and it's cool little heart icon. We want back what we loved; that's not too much to ask for and it is not too hard to accomplish if you just listen and study.
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